The Solaris Sun Shade is a solar-powered umbrella concept that provides shade while powering a laptop and other gadgets - using solar energy to create new work and leisure spaces with the sun. Designed by José Vicente, the system is equipped with photovoltaic panels that allow users to charge their electronics with clean, renewable energy from the sun while sitting at a beach, park or outdoor cafe.
How to make a difference - Cliimate Change and energy - How to make a solar water heater from plastic bottles - award winning system. The Ecologist | Links to PDF DIY instruction guide. Needs translation from Portuguese.